Exceptional circumstances saw Europeans eat less seafood in 2020, AIPCE-CEP report finds

Europeans ate less seafood in 2020 due to supply issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting primary seafood production, processing, logistics, and end-markets European Union consumers had access to just over 13 million metric tons (MT) of seafood last year, representing a year-on-year decrease of 215,000 MT, a report from the E.U. Fish Processors and Traders Association (AIPCE-CEP) found …

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